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‘Sad and distressing’: massive numbers of bird deaths in Australian heatwaves reveal a profound loss is looming

Heatwaves linked to climate change have already led to mass deaths of birds and other wildlife around the world. To stem the loss of biodiversity as the climate warms, we need to better understand how birds respond.

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Class action against Optus being considered

With an increasing number of Australians discovering they have been caught up in the Optus data breach, law firm Slater and Gordon is investigating a possible class action against the telecommunications company on behalf of current and former customers.

Torres Strait Islanders win historic human rights fight

A group of eight Torres Strait Islander people have made international legal history, after the United Nations Human Rights Committee found that the Australian Government is violating its human rights obligations to them through climate change inaction.

Police suspect dies at Clothiers Creek

NSW Police say a critical incident investigation has commenced following the death of a man at Clothiers Creek yesterday.

It is a weekend of excitement, fun and laughter for everyone at the National Circus Festival

It truly is like stepping into another world as you enter The Famous Spiegeltent which is here for the National Circus Festival that is taking place this weekend in Mullumbimby before it once again heads off around the world.

Woman dies in multi-vehicle crash near Lismore

A woman has died in a multi-vehicle crash south-west of Lismore yesterday.

Third time the charm for Alstonville FC’s senior women as they win 2022 grand final

The Alstonville Football Club’s women’s premier league footballers have won this year’s grand final 1-0 against a very competitive...

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Eight years of ‘suffering’ for Australia’s asylum seekers

Ballina Region for Refugees [BRR]has highlighted the dubious anniversary this week by again calling on Northern Rivers’ locals to write to politicians demanding an end to detention for people who found to be genuine refugees.

Editorial: Armchair activism

What does activism look like?

Mungo’s favourite wasn’t odds-on for UN post

Tim Harrington, Lennox Head Well Mungo, I am staggered (your column re Rudd for UN). Why on earth would you want to inflict Kevin Rudd on...

Farewell Kevin: a sensitive enigma

Margot Saville, Crikey It was a very odd first day of parliament, capped off by a bombshell announcement by one of the country’s most unusual...

Rudd needs to go: Roxon

Kevin Rudd is a 'bastard' who will always be a destabilising influence and should leave parliament for the good of Labor, former senior minister...

Rudd’s plan for ‘active ageing’

Staff reporters Prime Minister Kevin Rudd received his usual rock-star reception during his visit to Lismore and the Tweed yesterday where he announced new multi-million-dollar...

Beattie: the anti-politician Rudd needs

Dr Mark Bahnisch*, through Crikey Former Queensland premier Peter Beattie's decision to run for the federal seat of Forde will aid the Labor cause in...

Government committed to keeping kids active

The Australian government’s commitment to keeping primary school children physically active was highlighted last week during a visit by the prime minister Kevin Rudd...

CWA push for improved maternity services

The W in CWA stands for Women and the CWA have been standing up for women yet again during their recent webinar and annual Awareness Week campaign.

Chris Minns visits Kingscliff to look at floodplain development risks

The potential future risks and costs of flooding to the community and government if approved, but yet to be built, housing is allowed to go ahead in floodplains was under the spotlight last week in Kingscliff.

The Tweed Artisan Food Festival is almost here

The sixth Tweed Artisan Food Festival will be held at the end of the month – the festival runs for 10 days with 20 curated events showcasing the people, the place and the produce of the Tweed.

$30 million Aboriginal Community and Place Grants

Eligible Aboriginal community organisations and groups can apply for funding through the new solutions-focused $30 million Aboriginal Community and Place Grants program.